Parting the Washer

I decided to use the tailstock to prevent the material from being pulled out of the chuck. It took me until this point to figure out that it was the raw material being pulled out of the 3-jaw chuck. With the tailstock in place, the parting operation was nice and straight. Note that the hole in the end was drilled, not center drilled, so the parting tool won't actually touch the live center. Bigger...
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